Online Support Group: APLB.org/chat

Pet Loss Websites:  RainbowBridge.com and GriefHealing.com

Pet Loss Books: Visit amazon.com and search pet loss grief books for adults or for children  

When Your Pet Dies by Alan Wolfelt

Coping with Sorrow on the Loss of Your Pet by Moira Anderson Allen

Goodbye Friend by Gary Kowalski

The Loss of a Pet by Wallace Sife

Children and Pet Loss by Marty Tousley

A Peaceful Path Workbook by MJ Tucci and Laurie Califf

Heal Your Heart Audio CD by Karen Litzinger

Quitday.org  Helps Protect Pets from Harmful Smoke

Best Friends Animal Society  Pet Rescue and Adoption Support

Counselors & Support Groups:  Pet-Loss.net (click your state) and PetLossGriefRelief.com

Memorialization Ideas:

  • Save a clay paw print impression or fur clipping in a cellophane bag, ribbon or shadow box.
  • Make a photo album. Frame a poem. Write a love note. Keep a journal. Keep tags on your keychain.
  • Plant a tree/flower (PetTree.com and MyEternalFamilyTree.com). Create a garden stone/mosaic.
  • Light a candle each day as a tribute. Display children’s memorial artwork, collar, photos, toys.
  • Commission a work of art from a photo (PetPortraitsByBethany.com and ThePetSketcher.com).
  • Hold a bit of the pet’s ashes or fur in a necklace pendant (EternallyWithMe.com).